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Indian Premier League 2021 - IPL 2021 - Fixtures, Venues, Teams, Squads – All you need to Know

Indian Premier League 2021 - IPL 2021 - Fixtures, Venues, Teams, Squads – All you need to Know
Indian Premier League 2021 - IPL 2021 - Fixtures, Venues, Teams, Squads – All you need to Know
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The Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL 2021) consists of 60 Domestic Franchise T20 matches and was scheduled to be played between April 9th - May 30th 2021 - Due to Covid Outbreak, Part 2 to be played between September 19th - October 15th 2021 in UAE.

 

Player Squads


Punjab Kings

Having changed their name from Kings XI Punjab to Punjab Kings, the team roped in the no.1 T20I batsman Dawid Malan at just 1.5 crore. The Australian trio of Jhye Richardson (INR 14 cr), Riley Meredith (INR 8 cr) and Moises Henriques (INR 4.20 Cr) will add a lot of value to the side. Finisher Shahrukh Khan (INR 5.25 cr) is another exciting pick.

Squad: KL Rahul (c&wk), Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Mandeep Singh, Prabsimran Singh, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Sarfaraz Khan, Deepak Hooda, Murugan Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Harpreet Brar, Mohammed Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Ishan Porel, Darshan Nalkande, Chris Jordan

Picks: Dawid Malan (INR 1.5 cr), Jhye Richardson (INR 14 cr), Shahrukh Khan (INR 5.25 cr), Riley Meredith (INR 8 cr), Moises Henriques (INR 4.20 Cr), Jalaj Saxena (INR 30 L), Utkarsh Singh (INR 20 L), Fabian Allen (INR 75 L), Saurabh Kumar (INR 20 L)

Purse Remaining: INR 18.80 cr

Slots to fill: 0

 

Rajasthan Royals

After bringing in Kumar Sangakkara as Director of Cricket and replacing Steve Smith with Sanju Samson as captain, Chris Morris (INR 16.25 cr) turned out to be their biggest buy. Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube (INR 4.40 Cr) became their second-most expensive player in the auctions. All-rounders seem to be Sangakkara's way.

Squad: Sanju Samson (c&wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Ben Stokes, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Manan Vohra, Anuj Rawat, Riyan Parag, David Miller, Rahul Tewatia, Mahipal Lomror, Shreyas Gopal, Mayank Markande, Jofra Archer, Andrew Tye, Jaydev Unadkat, Kartik Tyagi

Picks: Shivam Dube (INR 4.40 Cr), Chris Morris (INR 16.25 cr), Mustafizur Rahman (INR 1 cr), Chetan Sakariya (INR 1.20 Cr), KC Cariappa (INR 20 L), Liam Livingstone (INR 75 L), Kuldip Yadav (INR 20 L), Akash Singh (INR 20 L)

Purse Remaining: INR 13.65 cr

Slots to fill: 1 [Overseas - 0]

 

Royal Challengers Bangalore

The Virat Kohli-led RCB broke the bank for Glenn Maxwell (INR 14.25 Cr) and Kyle Jamieson (INR 15 Cr). Daniel Christian (INR 4.80 cr) was a value for money buy.

Squad: Virat Kohli (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Josh Philippe (wk), AB de Villiers (wk), Pavan Deshpande, Washington Sundar, Daniel Sams, Yuzvendra Chahal, Adam Zampa, Shahbaz Ahmed, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Kane Richardson, Harshal Patel

Picks: Glenn Maxwell (INR 14.25 Cr), Sachin Baby (INR 20 L), Rajat Patidar (INR 20 L), Mohammed Azharuddeen (INR 20 L), Kyle Jamieson (INR 15 Cr), Daniel Christian (INR 4.80 cr), Suyash Prabhudessai (INR 20 L), K.S. Bharat (INR 20 L)

Purse Remaining: INR 35 L

Slots to fill: 3 [Overseas - 0]

 

Chennai Super Kings

CSK invested in spin-bowling all-rounder Moeen Ali (INR 7 Cr) after having released Harbhajan Singh and Piyush Chawala. They also showed faith in K Gowtham (INR 9.25 Cr) and Cheteshwar Pujara (INR 50 L).

Squad: Faf du Plessis, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, N. Jagadeesan (wk), Robin Uthappa, MS Dhoni (c&wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Sam Curran, Dwayne Bravo, Karn Sharma, R. Sai Kishore, Mitchell Santner, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Lungi Ngidi, Josh Hazlewood, KM Asif

Picks: Moeen Ali (INR 7 Cr), K Gowtham (INR 9.25 Cr), Cheteshwar Pujara (INR 50 L), M Harisankar Reddy (INR 20 L), K. Bhagath Varma (INR 20 L), C Hari Nishanth (INR 20 L)

Purse Remaining: INR 2.55 cr

Slots to fill: 0

 

Mumbai Indians

Defending champions MI did not have too many holes to plug. After releasing Pattinson and Coulter-Nile, they showed faith in tearaway Adam Milne. Nathan Coulter-Nile (INR 5 cr) was brought back.

Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Chris Lynn, Saurabh Tiwary, Anmolpreet Singh, Aditya Tare (wk), Kieron Pollard, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Rahul Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Anukul Roy, Jasprit Bumrah, Trent Boult, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohsin Khan

Picks: Adam Milne (INR 3.20 Cr), Nathan Coulter-Nile (INR 5 cr), Piyush Chawla (INR 2.40 Cr), James Neesham (INR 50 L), Yudhvir Charak (INR 20 L), Marco Jansen (INR 20 L), Arjun Tendulkar (INR 20 L)

Purse Remaining: INR 3.65 cr

Slots to fill: 0

 

Delhi Capitals

Steve Smith (INR 2.20 Cr), Umesh Yadav (INR 1 cr), Tom Curran (INR 5.25 Cr) and Sam Billings (INR 2 Cr) are DC's most notable buys.

Squad: Shreyas Iyer (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Marcus Stoinis, Chris Woakes, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Amit Mishra, Lalit Yadav, Pravin Dubey, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Ishant Sharma, Avesh Khan

Picks: Steve Smith (INR 2.20 Cr), Umesh Yadav (INR 1 cr), Ripal Patel (INR 20 L), Vishnu Vinod (INR 20 L), Lukman Meriwala (INR 20 L), M Siddharth (INR 20 L), Tom Curran (INR 5.25 Cr), Sam Billings (INR 2 Cr)

Purse Remaining: INR 2.15 cr

Slots to fill: 0

 

Sunrisers Hyderabad

With not much cash to begin with, SRH decided to rope in Kedar Jadhav (INR 2 Cr) and Mujeeb-ur-Rahman (INR 1.50 Cr).

Squad: David Warner (c), Kane Williamson, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Manish Pandey, Sreevats Goswami (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Priyam Garg, Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma, Abdul Samad, Virat Singh, Mitchell Marsh, Jason Holder, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Shahbaz Nadeem, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, T. Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Khaleel Ahmed, Siddarth Kaul, Basil Thampi

Picks: Jagadeesha Suchith (INR 30 L), Kedar Jadhav (INR 2 Cr), Mujeeb-ur-Rahman (INR 1.50 Cr)

Purse Remaining: INR 6.95 cr

Slots to fill: 0

 

Kolkata Knight Riders

Returning from his one-year ban, Shakib Al Hasan (INR 3.20 Cr) threw his hat in the ring, and KKR gleefully accepted it. With Sunil Narine, Varun CV and Kuldeep Yadav already in their ranks, they have further bolstered their spin reserves. Also add Harbhajan Singh (INR 2 Cr) and Pawan Negi (INR 50 L) to the list.

 

Squad: Shubman Gill, Nitish Rana, Tim Seifert (wk), Rahul Tripathi, Rinku Singh, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Eoin Morgan (c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Varun CV, Kuldeep Yadav, Pat Cummins, Lockie Ferguson, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Sandeep Warrier, Prasidh Krishna

Picks: Shakib Al Hasan (INR 3.20 Cr), Sheldon Jackson (INR 20 L), Vaibhav Arora (INR 20 L), Karun Nair (INR 50 L), Harbhajan Singh (INR 2 Cr), Ben Cutting (INR 75 L), Venkatesh Iyer (INR 20 L), Pawan Negi (INR 50 L)

Purse Remaining: INR 3.20 cr

Slots to fill: 0


 

 

Fixtures, Venues and Times - 3:00 PM 2:00 PM GMT / 07:30 PM Local Time (unless otherwise stated)


Apr 9, Fri Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 1st Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Apr 10, Sat Chennai Super Kings vs Delhi Capitals, 2nd Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Apr 11, Sun Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 3rd Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Apr 12, Mon Rajasthan Royals vs Punjab Kings, 4th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 

Apr 13, Tue Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians, 5th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Apr 14, Wed Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 6th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Apr 15, Thu Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals, 7th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Apr 16, Fri Punjab Kings vs Chennai Super Kings, 8th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Apr 17, Sat Mumbai Indians vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 9th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Apr 18, Sun Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 10th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 11.00 AM, 3.30PM local

Delhi Capitals vs Punjab Kings, 11th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Apr 19, Mon Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals, 12th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Apr 20, Tue Delhi Capitals vs Mumbai Indians, 13th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Apr 21, Wed Punjab Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 14th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 11.00 AM, 3.30PM local

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Chennai Super Kings, 15th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Apr 22, Thu Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals, 16th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Apr 23, Fri Punjab Kings vs Mumbai Indians, 17th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Apr 24, Sat Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 18th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Apr 25, Sun Chennai Super Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 19th Match Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 11:00 AM/ 3.30 PM local

Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Delhi Capitals, 20th Match MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Apr 26, Mon Punjab Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 21st Match Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Apr 27, Tue Delhi Capitals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 22nd Match Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Apr 28, Wed Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 23rd Match Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Apr 29, Thu Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals, 24th Match Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi 11:00 AM/ 03:30 PM local

Delhi Capitals vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 25th Match Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Apr 30, Fri Punjab Kings vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 26th Match Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

May 1, Sat Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings, 27th Match Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

May 2, Sun Rajasthan Royals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 28th Match Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi 11:00 AM / 03:30 PM local

Punjab Kings vs Delhi Capitals, 29th Match Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

Rescheduled - IPL 2021 - Fixtures in UAE


Sep 19 Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians, 30th Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 20 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 31st Match Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 21 Punjab Kings vs Rajasthan Royals, 32nd Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 22 Delhi Capitals vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 33rd Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 23 Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 34th Match Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 24 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings, 35th Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 25 Delhi Capitals vs Rajasthan Royals, 36th Match Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 11:00 AM / 02:00 PM LOCAL

 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Punjab Kings, 37th Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 26, Sun Chennai Super Kings vs Kolkata Knight Riders, 38th Match Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 11:00 AM / 02:00 PM LOCAL

 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians, 39th Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 27 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals, 40th Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 28 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Capitals, 41st Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 11:00 AM / 02:00 PM LOCAL

 Mumbai Indians vs Punjab Kings, 42nd Match Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 29 Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, 43rd Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Sep 30 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Chennai Super Kings, 44th Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 01 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Punjab Kings, 45th Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 02 Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Capitals, 46th Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 11:00 AM / 02:00 PM LOCAL

 Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings, 47th Match Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 03 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Punjab Kings, 48th Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 11:00 AM / 02:00 PM LOCAL

 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 49th Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 04 Delhi Capitals vs Chennai Super Kings, 50th Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 05 Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians, 51st Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 06 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, 52nd Match Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 07 Chennai Super Kings vs Punjab Kings, 53rd Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 11:00 AM / 02:00 PM LOCAL

 Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, 54th Match Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 08 Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians, 55th Match Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 11:00 AM / 02:00 PM LOCAL

 Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals, 56th Match Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 10 TBC vs TBC, Qualifier 1 Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 11 TBC vs TBC, Eliminator Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 13 TBC vs TBC, Qualifier 2 Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL

Oct 15 TBC vs TBC, Final Dubai International Cricket Stadium , Dubai 3:00 PM / 06:00 PM LOCAL



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